“I didn’t go to college,” she said. “I went to ‘Cats.’ ”
"Rachelle Rak is sensational as Velma Kelly. Her powerful, sassy vocals and agile, cat-like physique are tailor-made for the role of the seductive vaudeville performer."
"Rachelle Rak...is an energetic, outstanding dancer with frenetic moves."
"Both ladies were fantastic..Showing off strong pipes, jaw-dropping moves, & real chemistry together." "...chance to see two of Broadway's top dancers hoofing it up."
"A dynamic Rachelle Rak"
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"I never thought I would play Sheila. No one called and gave me this part. When they asked me to audition, my husband said, ‘You really wanna open that up again?’ "
"I watched the documentary of the casting of the last revival on Broadway and just knew Rachelle Rak would have played the character of Sheila. I was wrong that time, but audiences finally get to see this fine actress in a role she was born to play."
"Rachelle Rak owns the role of Sheila with all the baggage and attitude the part demands"
“A life force of dance and brass”
“Brings a high-spirited sexually charged energy that could blow fuses from miles away.”
“Rak rages with a primal energy in “I Love Rock And Roll” stomping around the stage and slamming her body down the fire pole like she was lightning descended from on high.”
“The very essence of a gutsy theatrical gypsy.”
“[They both] bring fierce dancing and musical comedy, to new and exciting heights.”
“Tall, gorgeous, voluptuous, Rachelle Rak, literally stops the show”
“Rachelle Rak combines power and raw sensuality on I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”
Dwight Hobbes - Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, Twin Cities Daily Planet